Day January 5, 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 5th January

• The Asian Development Bank recently signed a US$100 million agreement to modernize and upgrade Bangalore’s electricity. According to the Bangalore Smart Energy Efficient Power Distribution Project, this US$100 million loan is used to improvise the quality and reliability of…

Khanij Bidesh India Ltd

• India, through a newly-floated state-owned company, inked a pact with an Argentine firm mid-last year to jointly prospect lithium in the South American country that has the third-largest reserves of lithium. About: • The new company, Khanij Bidesh India…

School Bag Policy, 2020

• The Directorate of Education has issued a circular asking school to follow the new ‘School Bag Policy, 2020’ released by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). About: • According to the circular, schoolteachers should inform the…

IIM Sambalpur

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur. It is one of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM). About Sambalpur: • Sambalpur is a city in Odisha. It is located on the…